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Pritchard, Ross, 1924-2020

 Person

In 1978, Pritchard was installed as the 14th Chancellor of the University at the August 10 Summer Commencement ceremony. Pritchard officially started July 3, 1978. In 1984, the Board of Trustees fire Pritchard as Chancellor. Pritchard died in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on July 8, 2020, reportedly of Alzheimer’s disease.

Citation

Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 187).

Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume S: page 121.

Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 193).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ross Pritchard, Melvin Calvin, and Walter Koch at Seeley Mudd Building Groundbreaking, 1979

 Item
Identifier: U201.02.0140.0038.00001
Overview Melvin Calvin and Walter Koch, chair of the Board of Trustees at the University of Denver, pose with shovels at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Seeley Mudd Science Building on the University Park campus of the University of Denver while Chancellor Ross Pritchard picks up his shovel.
Dates: 1979